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Dec 24, 2011 6:00pm EST
brain, a broken eye socket and a broken nose. >>> house speaker newt gingrich and texas governor rick perry will not be included in virginia's primary. they failed to collect the required 10,000 signatures before the deadline last thursday. a spokesman for the gingrich campaign said earlier today that they would be launching an investigation. virginia does not allow write-in candidates on primary ballots. former massachusetts governor mitt romney and texas congressman ron paul will both be on the march 6th primary ballot. >>> well, it wasn't a christmas miracle for the redskins. but for a while it looked like they could pull out a win today. dan, what you got? >> reporter: happy christmas eve, aaron. so much for that season-ending momentum for the redskins. one week after beating the giants, a team that's fighting for a play-off spot, they can't get it done against the two-win vikings. they drop to 5-10 on the year. it's their sixth loss of the season at home. where home field advantage has simply been nonexistent. the redskins were actually hoping and expecting to get their sixth win
NBC
Dec 23, 2011 6:00pm EST
. chicago bringing snow that could affect detroit and parts of michigan. to the south, el paso, texas snow showers in that region and parts of west texas. but, that is it. the entire nation, really the entire nation is on the dry side. you can see the snow showers toward the great lakes through the day tomorrow. then snow and rain around dallas and houston. that could be the one problem area tomorrow, east texas. watch out down there if you are traveling to east texas or louisiana tomorrow. rain, other than that, nice. the warmest air to the southeast. atlanta to orlando looking at nice weather. for us, the weather is nice, too. 41 in gaithersburg. 48 in washington. 43 in manassas and 50 in fredericksburg. i'll be back to show you the christmas forecast in a minute. >> thank you, doug. >>> if you are not traveling, maybe you are still shopping. professional procrastinators are at the malls tonight to finish their shopping. jane watrel is at tyson's corner in the middle of the madness. >> reporter: i am in the middle of the madness. we are in the final stretch of the holiday shopping marath
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 6:00pm EST
in our direction. and again, look who's getting the white stuff on christmas day. amarillo, texas, up into the western parts of the oklahoma panhandle. for us, just a clear sky out there. and since we're not going to get a white christmas, it turned out to be a beautiful day today. mostly clear skies will be the rule through the remainder of the overnight hours. a little front to our north. any snow showers will stay on the western side of the ridge line. no concerns for us. monday sunshine turns into a chilly monday night and rain is back into the picture as we get into the second half of the day on tuesday. so for the remainder of your overnight hours, clear skies and a little bit on the cool and breezy side. wake-up temperatures, as i mentioned, in the 30s. then tomorrow, sunshine again, temperatures into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees, but all in all, pleasant by late december standards. keep in mind, our average high now is 44 degrees. and look at that. every high temperature, oh, there's santa claus, a surprise last-minute appearance there. >> working late. >> i got to tell sa
NBC
Dec 31, 2011 6:00pm EST
family in texas. >>> meanwhile, a man in texas was detained today for taking military-grade explosives into an airport. it happened at the midland international airport just before 9:30 this morning. a city spokesperson said the explosives were found as a man was going into the terminal. the fbi took the man into custody but would not make any further comments. a sweep of the airport was performed and all operations are back normal tonight. >>> still ahead, why it's about to get more expensive to go shopping in montgomery county. >>> plus, the rush is on. why you might call this super saturday for thrift stores. >>> taking a look at the new year's celebration in sydney, australia. fireworks lit up the sky over the famous sydney opera house and sydney bridge. [ monica ] i'm away on a movie shoot and it hasn't been going exactly as planned. cut. cut! [ monica ] i thought we'd be on location for 3 days -- it's been 3 weeks. so i had to pick up some more things. good thing i've got the citi simplicity card. i don't get hit with a fee if i'm late with a payment... which is good because on t
NBC
Dec 26, 2011 6:00pm EST
have to go to get a white christmas this year? lubbock, texas. there's something wrong in the world when lubbock,texas is getting snow. more there than in syracuse. a beautiful day around our area. we didn't have to worry about the snow showers here. those of us that like a little snow in our winter are disheartened by the warm weather. 50 degrees today. 37 to start out this morning. the other warm statistic to bury you with, if we finish out the month of december and i think we will, that will be the first time ever in the month of december since we have been keeping records. that only goes back to 1870. right now, 44 degrees with a few fair weather clouds drifting in. a light breeze out of the north at 3 miles per hour. the gusty winds from earlier this afternoon are laid down. it will be gone for most of the evening. 36 in gaithersburg. 39 degrees in brandy wine. a pleasant evening to be outside. temperatures in the mid-30s in the shenandoah valley. get out and enjoy the last day of your christmas weekend. no complaints from the weather department. not much in the way of a rain t
NBC
Dec 5, 2011 6:00pm EST
. on the backside, it's snow. snow in st. louis. also, in toward western portions of texas. take a look at video out of texas. they saw snow and many areas woke up to snow. this is a similar type of snow that we could see in our area come thursday morning. you notice it's on the cars. most of it is melting on those roadways. i think that's the kind of snow we could expect here on wednesday night and into the day on thursday. let's talk about the upcoming system as it makes its way out of texas. here it is, right in here. they are seeing the snow. this is storm number one. here is storm number two. two is going to have the cold air. how cold? right now, it's 21 in omaha, nebraska. 26 in wichita. that's pretty cold. denver, colorado, 7 degrees. the windchill, minus 6. expected to go down to minus 15. that's the windchill in denver. that cold air is coming our way. first, the mild air ahead of us. 66 in raleigh and 66 in atlanta. the mild air ahead. it brings rain and shower activity during the day tomorrow. not a wash out. you could see the rain for an hour or two at a time. mild with temperatures int
NBC
Dec 14, 2011 6:00pm EST
the report. >> reporter: the gold at the end of the rainbow over ft. bliss, texas was the return of soldiers who were in iraq and now back in the arms of loved ones. >> it's good. it's about time. >> reporter: over the next few weeks at military insulations, scenes like this play out repeatedly. the drawdown of u.s. troops from iraq is just in time for the holidays. >> i'm very happy that he's going to be here for christmas. we were not expecting him. >> reporter: it's also just what president obama ordered. he went to ft. bragg in north carolina wednesday to cheer those returning himself. >> on behalf of a grateful nation, i'm proud to finally say these two words and i know your families agree, welcome home. [ cheers and applause ] >> welcome home. >> reporter: mostly, the president praised those who went to fight the war since march, 2003. >> we are ending a war, not with a final battle, but a final march toward home. this is an extraordinary achievement. nearly nine years in the making, the war in iraq will soon belong to history. your service belongs to the ages. >> reporter: as he spoke
NBC
Dec 19, 2011 6:00pm EST
and texas. is there going to be a warm up on the way for this holiday week? doug kammerer is in the storm center with more. hey, doug? >> that storm system with blizzard conditions, 50-mile-an-hour winds and a lot of snow is going to move our way. what it brings us is going to be different. 49 degrees out there now is the current temperature. winds out of the south. nice and mild across the area after a chilly weekend. current temperatures 53 in martinsburg, west virginia. 50 in winchester. 48 in leesburg. 48 in manassas. fredericksburg, 54 degrees. storm 4 doppler radar, dry. showers trying to form around southern calvert county. we are going to say dry for the most part overnight tonight and through tomorrow morning. there's going to be a chance for shower activity as the frontal boundary makes its way across the region. upper 30s to 40 degrees tomorrow. get out the umbrellas. what you may be able to put away, coming up in a couple minutes. >> thanks, doug. >>> homeowners in the district could face fines under a new law being proposed to help the city clear snow. the plan calls for d.c.
NBC
Dec 8, 2011 6:29pm EST
of that fire. >>> quite a story of survival for a brave dog in texas. she was inside her home yesterday during a firy natural gas explosion. they made it out okay. they couldn't find the dog and thought she was dead. this morning when the fire was out and the smoke cleared, there was diva. >> between the pantry and the freezer. under a couple hampers of clothes. she saw me and her eyes opened up. i picked her up and got her out. >> investigators aren't sure what caused the explosion. call 911 if you ever smell natural gas. >>> coming up at 11:00. the latest on the shooting at virginia tech. the air force responding to criticism that it handled america's war dead. >>> a school mascot that's become the star in a special homecoming on army sergeant. >>> a check on the weather. >> the dog little diva, that could be my dog's name. she's a little diva. >> moving on. >> out there now, looking at a nice night tonight, on the cool side. the temperatures get down to the 20s for most of us. 50 tomorrow afternoon. a great day tomorrow. nice and cool for the weekend. a lot of you have been asking for coole
NBC
Dec 27, 2011 6:00pm EST
in texas on christmas. a group of hackers is claiming responsibility. they say it's only the beginning. we get more now on whether your personal information could be in jeopardy. >> reporter: it was a cyberattack with a message. a loose knit group of hackers called unanimous stealing up to 4,000 names, home addresses and credit card information from stratfor, a texas firm with big name clients like apple and u.s. military. >> hackers are in all of the information systems that exist today. >> reporter: andy purdy headed up the top security post. he says all companies need to understand they are not islands. everyone is at risk. >> i think every major company in the country has been infiltrated by malicious actors. the question is whether or not they know it. companies have to recognize that this is going to happen sooner rather than later. >> reporter: the same goes for individuals. a quick survey of shoppers in this hardware store turned up identity theft victims. >> i was in north carolina and someone in new jersey spent $300. went back to the same store twice. >> reporter: others believe
NBC
Dec 29, 2011 6:00pm EST
at the federal government, upset at congress that the texas libertarian, ron paul, who made a career out of campaigning for smaller government surged to double the support of 2008 during the caucuses. polling second in one survey, first in another, ron paul is on a role, slamming big brother government. >> this idea of giving up your liberties to be safe is nonsense. >> reporter: hanging on every word were james, mark and chris. mark switched candidates again. >> started off bachmann, cain, perry, now ron paul. >> reporter: his friend chris, kept watching unconvinced. >> thank you. >> reporter: also surging is rick santorum. he's focused on iowa. finally, he's polling third or fourth out of seven. >> if iowa says you are the guy by pushing us up there into the top tier, they won't be able to ignore us anymore. >> reporter: newt gingrich hammered by negative ads, half his support is gone is looking at later primaries. >> it would be fairly foolish not to stay in the race. it is a long way from here to picking a nominee. >> good morning. how are you this morning? >> reporter: mitt romney f
NBC
Dec 9, 2011 6:00pm EST
him down. it was dismissed because of a lack of evidence. >>> lauren scruggs is a model from texas who accidentally walked into the still spinning propeller of an airplane last week. her injuries are severe. her family says she is making progress. she's taken her first steps since the accident. her parents say she does not remember the incident but understands she was seriously injured. they say she's already showing signs of her old self, especially after she used a mirror to look at her face. >> she looked and said it's not that bad. that was encouraging. she still has her beautiful smile. >> she was critically injured after getting off the small plane at night in the dark in dallas, texas. her parents believe she turned around to thank the pilot and walked into the still spinning propeller. her hand was severed. the family remains optimistic about her recovery. >>> still ahead, four people arrested in a car rim theft ring in the area. how the crime was uncovered. >> marron barry's story may be made into a movie. a hollywood big timer has been tapped to play the roll. >>> coming up i
NBC
Dec 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
-point gain there. texas congressman ron paul places third in both races. this poll was taken before herman cain decided to suspend his campaign. >>> the d.c. ethics scandal will take a new turn tomorrow after a dramatic raid of ward five council member heir thomas jr.'s house. fbi and irs agents went into his home friday seizing luxury vehicles and boxes of items, including financial records. thomas is under federal investigation for using $300,000 in city money to fund a lavish lifestyle. he's denied any legal wrongdoing and agreed to repay those funds. friday's raid is seen as a serious escalation in legal jeopardy for thomas. meanwhile, it's unclear if thomas will show up tomorrow when the committee he chairs is expected to vote on a sweeping new ethics bill. sources tells news 4 that several council members are urging thomas to stay away. one council member says the committee may also refrain from voting if he shows up. council chair kwame brown is separately trying to schedule a full meeting of the council to discuss the situation. sources say brown may act to remove thomas fro
NBC
Dec 18, 2011 6:00pm EST
, which democrats wanted, and gives the president two months to make a decision on the canada-to-texas keystone oil pipeline. that was a pleasure designed to help get house republicans on board. but speaker boehner says a two-month deal is no deal. >> it's time to just stop, do our work, resolve the differences, and extend this for one area. >> reporter: senators have already gone home for the holidays. if the house rejects the senate bill and if senators won't come back to work out their differences, payroll taxes could go up on january 1st. nancy pelosi, the top democrat in the house, is already calling it the tea party tax increase. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >> house leaders are still planning their next move and a vote is scheduled for tomorrow. >>> let's get a look at that forecast now. storm 4 meteorologist chuck bell is here with a lot of good enough. a lot of sunshine out there today. >> much prettier day outside today than yesterday. and because the dew points, the moisture content in the atmosphere came up a little bit as well, it felt noticeably milder outside today
NBC
Dec 28, 2011 6:00pm EST
for the increases. >>> there is good news tonight in the recovery of a young model from texas. she was taken to the hospital after a freak accident earlier this month. her name is lauren scruggs. she accidentally walked into an airplane's spinning propeller after a tour to view christmas lights in dallas. her injuries were so severe she lost her left hand and her left eye. last night, supporters held a fund-raiser for the 23-year-old woman. she's a model and fashion blogger. more than $10,000 was raised to help pay for her medical bills. >> the entire story is a miracle. the way she looks physically is miraculous. god has done great things to heal her body. >> her parents say she is making remarkable strides in her recovery. last week, she was able to dress herself, brush her teeth and shower on her own. >>> still to come, caught in the act. police hope this video will help them track down the suspects of a bold crime spree. >>> a prime piece of real estate on the market. >>> why temperatures are proving to be bad for area businesses. >>> coming up in sports, we are talking hoops. the maryla
NBC
Dec 1, 2011 6:00pm EST
, george herbert walker bush, bush 41. rick perry from texas can't be happy about that sit-down. back to you. >> steve handelsman, thank you. >>> a developing story out of pakistan. a leader of al qaeda claims he's holding a man from rockville hostage. a 70-year-old, a contractor was kidnapped in pakistan back in august. he worked for je austin associates. until today, no person or group claimed responsibility for the disappearance. al qaeda has given several conditions for the release. he worked in pakistan for more than five years before he was kidnapped. >> gary giordano is out of jail and defending his actions after the disappearance of a maryland woman on the island or aruba. he spent almost four months in jail for her presumed death. he said she was swept out to sea while they were snorkling. he appeared on "good morning america" and answered questions about why he took out an accidental death insurance pollty. the form he filled out had her name included by default. >> i have children. i have a house, a large house, a large payment. if i go traveling and i disappear i want them
NBC
Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm EST
is ahead in sports? >> everything big in texas including baseball trades. more deals going down. we'll have the low down and the latest on the nationals. >>> plus one in three. [ female announcer ] more people are using wireless devices... in more ways than ever. and our networks are getting crowded. but if congress frees up more wireless spectrum... we can empower more people to innovate... putting momentum behind our economy. and we can reduce the deficit... with more than thirty billion dollars paid by america's wireless companies. it's simple -- more spectrum means more freedom. for everyone. >>> the past decade has been tumultuous in afghanistan. but they were spared sectarian violence until today. a suicide bomber attacked a crowd outside a shrine in kabul. 56 shia worshippers were killed. the taliban denied responsibility. a man who represents a group from pakistan called media outlets to say his group carried out the attack. the claim could not be verified. >>> president obama delivered an address with a focus on the middle class. he spoke in a small town in kansas where theodore ro
NBC
Dec 13, 2011 6:00pm EST
of the key stone oil pipeline. from canada to texas. opposed by environmentalists, but backed by some unions and many conservatives. >> the key stone xl pipeline will create 20,000 to 25,000 jobs if not more immediately. >> reporter: but president obama who wants more study of the pipeline vows to veto today's bill if key stone is included. and he is escalating the fight. urging democrats to hold up the latest short-term government spending bill. until the house passes a plain pay roll tax cut extension. >> one clarification. this republican bill that looks like it will pass does extend unemployment benefits after the first of the year but it will shrink over time the duration of those benefits from the current 99 weeks, back to 59 weeks. which is why most democrats oppose it. could government shut down on friday? the white house says congress still has time to work out some kind of a deal on this latest tax and spending stalemate. >> from capitol hill, thank you. >>> we look at the weather. chilly out there today but we're told things will be warming up soon. b meúleporter: holiday yoebl
NBC
Dec 15, 2011 6:00pm EST
to come tonight, getting pulled over by the cops is usually a bad thing. not in texas. some drivers were smiling after a traffic stop. >>> doug is out in fairfax county. he's going to talk to us. he's trying to do it but you can't hear him. we will in a couple minutes. stay tuned. >> i'm staff sergeant stationed in korea. i would like to say happy holidays to my mom and ♪ >> oh, welcome back. it's holiday lights here on our thursday here on nbc 4. we are in the city of fairfax. a beautiful evening right now. temperatures into the 60s. did you want really get you into the holiday mood. when you see all the lights behind me, it helps. we are with the mccarthy family here. before i get to them, i was at school today. look at video here in the washington, d.c. area. washington latin public school. i want to say hello to these kids. they were waiting to see themselves on tv. i had a great time with them today. we were on 16th street in northwest saying hello to the eight graders. hello to them. now i have a couple grade school kids as well. with me now, the mccarthy family. i was talking to
NBC
Dec 21, 2011 6:00pm EST
in percentage growth. nearly 3% over the past year. outpacing in percentage, states like texas, alaska and colorado. it's the greatest boom since the 1940s in world war ii. stoney's has been in business since 1968. >> it's amazing how much it's changed since the early '90s. it's ginger fied to the young 20s and 30s are moving in here. >> reporter: about 17,000 people added as city residents. some of them are happy to say why. >> we have been enjoying it. it's a pleasant city to live in. >> i graduated from college in 2010. i thought i wanted to be a lawyer or politician. i moved here, changed my mind. i work in restaurants now. >> reporter: all the new growth is welcome. they are trying to save housing opportunities for those forced out of the market and in some cases, out of the city. >> concerns year in and year out about afortable housing. we are working to make sure there's a place for everybody. >> reporter: tom sherwood, news 4, washington. >>> experts say many young people moving into the district are rejecting the lifestyle of the suburb that is many of their parents knew. >>>
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